What’s HG?

  • According to Helpher.org:
    “HG is a debilitating and potentially life-threatening pregnancy disease marked by rapid weight loss, malnutrition, and dehydration due to unrelenting nausea and/or vomiting with potential adverse consequences for the newborn(s).”
  • According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine:
    “Hyperemesis gravidarum is extreme, persistent nausea and vomiting during pregnancy that may lead to dehydration.”
  • According to the Ayden Rae Foundation:
    “During pregnancy, nausea and vomiting is very common in many women. However, frequently many women have to undergo severe sickness in pregnancy and this severe form of morning sickness is called Hyperemesis Gravidarum. Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) is a complication that only affects pregnant women. It is the most severe form of nausea and vomiting during pregnancy that may lead to dehydration. It is a pregnancy condition which takes place due to malnutrition, electrolyte imbalance and dehydration during pregnancy.”
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